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State of Palau’s Birds report launched

Tue, 13/12/2011
The Palau Conservation Society (PCS - BirdLife in Palau), is pleased to announce the release of a new publication entitled State of the Birds 2010: A conservation guide for communities and policymakers...

The EU continues to fail in financing successful...

Mon, 12/12/2011
On Monday 12 December, the European Commission proposed the renewal after 2013 of the LIFE programme, a key tool for financing biodiversity and the Natura 2000 network.

Official report confirms massive misuse of EU...

Mon, 12/12/2011
On Monday 12 December, the EU Court of Auditors published a report damning costly failures to eliminate overfishing in Europe.

New report reveals dramatic changes in the UKs...

Fri, 09/12/2011
The State of the UK’s Birds 2011 report, recently produced by the RSPB in coalition with other British Environmental NGOs, highlights signs of dramatic changes for some wetland birds.

Heads bring security to climate talks

Thu, 08/12/2011
This post shares thoughts and experiences from the Climate Change Conference currently going on in Durban South Africa. It is the 17th Conference of Parties – simply put, COP 17.

Sponsor and protect a Cory’s Shearwater,SPEA’s...

Wed, 07/12/2011
The Portuguese Society for the studies of birds, SPEA (BirdLife in Portugal), launched its campaign 'Travel with the Bird of the Year'.

The Power of the Yellow Badges at COP

Wed, 07/12/2011
The UNFCCC COP17 is currently being held in Durban, South Africa. People attending the conference are either given a pink badge, if they are representing one of the parties, or a yellow badge, if they are representing an NGO.

Durban climate talks continue as Ministers arrive

Tue, 06/12/2011
Negotiators and NGOs alike are preparing for the Ministers taking over the negotiations when the High Level Segment kicks off tomorrow.

Spain opens the public process to designate 41...

Tue, 06/12/2011
The Spanish Ministry of the Environment and Rural and Marine Affairs has published a proposal designating 41 marine Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in Spain.

Audubon's 112th Christmas Bird Count Reigns...

Tue, 06/12/2011
The longest running Citizen Science survey in the world, Audubon’s annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC) will take place from December 14, 2011 to January 5, 2012.

Governments urged to recognise the role of...

Mon, 05/12/2011
Climate change during the coming decades is projected to dramatically alter current patterns of temperature and precipitation across Africa, with huge implications for both humans and biodiversity

Jaragua Community Volunteers celebrate World Bird...

Mon, 05/12/2011
Last October, the local community of El Cajuil-located in the south-west of Dominican Republic-participated in World Bird Festival (WBF) activities.

Los Voluntarios Comunitarios de Jaragua celebran...

Mon, 05/12/2011
El pasado mes de octubre, la comunidad local El Cajuil, localizada en el suroeste de República Dominicana, participó en las actividades del Festival Mundial de las Aves (FMA). Esta celebración ambiental es festejada desde el 2003 por la organización Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife en República Dominicana) y el Grupo de Conservación Local Voluntarios Comunitarios de Jaragua, para concienciar a las comunidades aledañas al Parque Nacional Jaragua sobre las aves y sus hábitats.

SEO/ BirdLife in Spain receives the Spanish «...

Mon, 05/12/2011
Every two years, the Spanish Foundation “Fondo para la Defensa de la Naturaleza” (Fondena) awards an organisation for its work in protecting nature. This year, and more precisely on 22 November, the Spanish king Juan Carlos delivered the Fondena Award, endowed with 40 000 euros, to SEO/ BirdLife in Spain, for its important nature conservation work on Spanish territory.

The intrigues of a COP Meeting

Mon, 05/12/2011
This post shares thoughts and experiences from the Climate Change Conference currently going on in Durban South Africa. It is the 17th Conference of Parties – simply put, COP 17.

Volunteering for nature

Mon, 05/12/2011
Monday 5th December was International Volunteer Day (IVD), an annual event organised by the United Nations that provides an opportunity to celebrate the incredible contribution that volunteers make to the global society.